Sea Point Pavilion Swimming Pool

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Sea Point Pavilion Swimming Pool
Address
Sea Point Promenade, Sea Point
Cape Town, Western Cape 8005
SOUTH AFRICA
Telephone
(021) 434 3341

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
ZAR 30.00; pensioners Free. [April, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 28m, 8 lanes, 1.4m - 1.5m depth, outdoors, unheated, 12º - 23ºC (54º - 73ºF).
Pool 2
20m x 15.5m, 5m depth diving pool, outdoors, unheated, 12º - 23ºC (54º - 73ºF).
Diving
Two 1m diving boards, two 3m diving boards, and 3m and 5m diving platforms.

Location

Location
Overlooking the ocean in Sea Point.
County/Region
Western Cape
GPS
-33.918600, 18.384321

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

There are four salt water pools at this waterfront complex. It used to be closed in winter, but is now open year-round.
For a list of all of the Cape Town's public swimming pools, both seasonal and year-round, with links to web pages for each pool, see the Swimming Pools page on the Cape Town. website.
For a list of all of the Western Cape's public swimming pools, both seasonal and year-round, with links to web pages for each pool, see the Swimming Pools page on the Western Cape. website.

Facility Reviews

The water temperature depends on whether the south-easter is whipping the water up.
Beautiful view of the bay and of Table Mountain. Clean pool water, filtered from the ocean, but chilly in winter-spring months. Locker rooms are not the cleanest but usable - bring a lock. Best pool in Cape Town.
The locker rooms have been fully renovated and are now kept clean.
[April, 2013]
I swam here during the New Year's season while in Cape Town. It is one of the worst kept pools I've encountered anywhere in the world. The view is nice - but that's hardly relevant when swimming laps. The water was very dirty and cloudy; you could barely see what was in front of you.
[April, 2016]
I went to the pool to train during the day, but it was too crowded with holiday goers. A few days later, I returned at 7 AM when the pool opened and had a very pleasant swim. The water was clear and the temperature is comfortable in summer. The cloakrooms are reasonably clean, but could be better.
[December, 2019]